Record Review on stage: Live BroadcastThe broadcasts end at tea time on Sunday evening, but you have to assume that the evening play has to be something Shakespeare. Hasn't it?
The Other Place Studio Theatre
Actors Samuel West, Hugh Quarshie (a recent Othello at the RSC) and scholar Kate Kennedy join presenter Andrew McGregor on stage to guide us through archive recordings of the greatest Shakespearean interpreters of the last hundred years, including the likes of Sybil Thorndike, Johnston Forbes-Robertson, John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier.
Radio BBC Radio Three has published details of how they'll be celebrating Shakespeare weekend, with a series of live broadcasts from around Stratford and further afield. As you'd expect the emphasis is on his subsequent influences on music but there still plenty of textual analysis, for example: